“If you go out with a girl, people will start to ask her questions.
But if I have a date upstairs and my family is downstairs, they won’t even come up.” Notorious for its adherence to Wahhabism, a puritanical strain of Islam, and as the birthplace of most of the 9/11 hijackers, Saudi Arabia is the only Arab country that claims sharia, or Islamic law, as its sole legal code.
But while relationships are difficult to keep, they happen. While talking to some other backpackers, a group of Swedish girls sat down next us. Four months later, we were saying goodbye in Bangkok as she boarded a flight back to Stockholm.
Swing dance class with Holy Lindy Land starts at 6.30pm. – Midburn 2016 (till Sunday 12/6) – Five-day Art Festival in the Negev desert with 7,500 participants. Tickets have been sold out for months, but sometimes people exchange in the Midburn ticket exchange group.